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Leo Strauss

Philosopher, Author (20-Sep-1899 — 18-Oct-1973)


Leora Batnitzky. Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas: Philosophy and the Politics of Revelation. Cambridge University Press. 2006. 280pp.

Nasser Behnegar. Leo Strauss, Max Weber, and the Scientific Study of Politics. University of Chicago Press. 2003. 221pp.

Kenneth L. Deutsch; Walter Nicgorski (editors). Leo Strauss: Political Philosopher and Jewish Thinker. Rowman & Littlefield. 1994. 396pp.

Kenneth L. Deutsch; John A. Murley (editors). Leo Strauss, the Straussians, and the American Regime. Rowman & Littlefield. 1999. 451pp.

Robert Devigne. Recasting Conservatism: Oakeshott, Strauss, and the Response to Postmodernism. Yale University Press. 1996. 284pp.

Shadia B. Drury. The Political Ideas of Leo Strauss. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1988. 256pp.

Shadia B. Drury. Leo Strauss and the American Right. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1997. 239pp.

Paul Gottfried. Leo Strauss and the Conservative Movement in America. Cambridge University Press. 2011. 192pp.

Kenneth Hart Green. Jew and Philosopher: The Return to Maimonides in the Jewish Thought of Leo Strauss. SUNY Press. 1993. 278pp.

Robert Howse. Leo Strauss: Man of Peace. Cambridge University Press. 2014. 196pp.

David Janssens. Between Athens and Jerusalem: Philosophy, Prophecy, and Politics in Leo Strauss's Early Thought. SUNY Press. 2008. 258pp.

Peter Graf Kielmansegg; Horst Mewes; Elisabeth Glaser-Schmidt (editors). Hannah Arendt and Leo Strauss: German Émigrés and American Political Thought After World War II. Cambridge University Press. 1997. 220pp.

Laurence Lampert. Leo Strauss and Nietzsche. University of Chicago Press. 1996. 229pp.

Laurence Lampert. The Enduring Importance of Leo Strauss. University of Chicago Press. 2013. 344pp.

Ted V. McAllister. Revolt Against Modernity: Leo Strauss, Eric Voegelin, and the Search for a Postliberal Order. University Press of Kansas. 1995. 323pp.

Heinrich Meier. Leo Strauss and the Theologico-Political Problem:. Cambridge University Press. 2006. 183pp.

Peter Minowitz. Straussophobia: Defending Leo Strauss and Straussians Against Shadia Drury and Other Accusers. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 2009. 346pp.

John A. Murley (editor). Leo Strauss and His Legacy: A Bibliography. Lexington Books. 2005. 937pp.

Anne Norton. Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire. Yale University Press. 2005. 235pp.

David Novak. Leo Strauss and Judaism: Jerusalem and Athens Critically Revisited. Rowman & Littlefield. 1996. 200pp. Conference papers, University of Virginia, October 1993.

Thomas L. Pangle. Leo Strauss: An Introduction to His Thought and Intellectual Legacy. JHU Press. 2006. 189pp.

Eugene R. Sheppard. Leo Strauss and the Politics of Exile: The Making of a Political Philosopher. University Press of New England. 2006. 191pp.

Steven B. Smith. Reading Leo Strauss: Politics, Philosophy, Judaism. University of Chicago Press. 2006. 256pp.

Kim A. Sorensen. Discourses on Strauss: Revelation and Reason in Leo Strauss and His Critical Study of Machiavelli. University of Notre Dame Press. 2006. 266pp.

Daniel Tanguay. Leo Strauss: An Intellectual Biography. Yale University Press. 2007. 259pp.

Alan Udoff. Leo Strauss's Thought: Toward a Critical Engagement. Lynne Rienner Publishers. 1991. 327pp.

Nicholas Xenos. Cloaked in Virtue: Unveiling Leo Strauss and the Rhetoric of American Foreign Policy. Routledge. 2008. 168pp.

Catherine Zuckert; Michael Zuckert. The Truth about Leo Strauss: Political Philosophy and American Democracy. University of Chicago Press. 2006. 306pp.


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  7. Who's Who in World Jewry 1965 (p.966)

  8. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.204)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.706)

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